Compare portion size (the amount your child actually eats) to the serving size listed on the panel. If the serving size is one cup and your child eats two cups, he or she is getting twice the calories, fat and other nutrients listed on the label.
If you’re concerned about the amount of sugar in your child’s diet you might be wondering if artificial sweeteners are a... more »
One reason kids may not be eating appropriately sized portions based on the recommended MyPlate serving sizes is that they... more »
The variety of types and flavors of soft drinks can be a temptation trap for kids. Consider the facts before you let your... more »
Compare nutrition facts on the product’s label to determine how much nutrition you’re getting for your food dollar. more »
Do you know that kids influence up to 80 percent of family food spending? Still, as a family shopper, you control what foods... more »
Have you ever wondered if virgin olive oil has fewer calories than pure olive oil? more »
Try this healthy and delicious popcorn next time you have family movie night at home more »
This classic combo is tasty, simple and satisfying. Add a drizzle of balsamic vinegar on top for extra flavor. more »
Crab cakes are a popular dish, but not always practical or affordable. This quick and easy recipe uses salmon and other ingredients... more »
Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.
Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.
To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.
Keep all your favorite Kids Eat Right recipes in one place.
Kids Eat Right is a joint initiative between:
Join us in making quality nutrition a reality for all kids.
Printed from the www.kidseatright.org website.
© 2014 All rights reserved. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics